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RATINGS: 463   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.25%
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Do not waste time attempting to box this brew into some esoteric guide to styles. This is Dan’s bold creation. His passion for unfiltered Weiss collides with Cascade Hops inventing our Imperial Hefe-Weizen. Dry hopping boldly rules over Wisconsin red wheat and our special strain of Bavarian yeast. At almost 20 O.P. this is the super mac daddy of Weiss beers. Decoction mashing was followed by excessive dry hopping to create a fierce onslaught of clove, cinnamon and citrus all in this living beer. Don’t bother waiting to enjoy - the time is now.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fredis23 (515) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Hazy Amber Orange Color, Huge Long Lasting Foamy Head, Lots Of Thick Lacing. Nice Mild Floral Hop Aroma. Floral Pine Hop Bite Up Front, Fruity, Sweet Malt, Resin Finish. Medium Body, Creamy, Smooth. Since I did Not Get any Wheat, It Reminds Me of A Double IPA. Nice. Really Easy To Drink, Would Never Guess this packs 9.25% Punch. Enjoyed. Good Stuff. Recommended...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1575) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Bottled August 15, 2013.
Appearance: The body is completely hazy with an golden-amber hue. The head erupts from the body to form a tall and dense white head that maintains its shape for a long time.
Aroma: The aroma is fruity with a grapefruit presence that has a sweet edge to it, straw and lemon come to mind after with a clean floral presence and a sweet banana backing. The aroma leans a tad sweet and is far more complex than I am giving it credit for. Good strength as well. Edit: Perhaps some pineapple here.
Taste: The intro is an odd mix of mildly bitter grapefruit and sweet banana. The two flavors clash, slightly, through into the mid-taste where straw and lemon come to mind. The finish become a bit floral, a tad chalky, and a bit clovey. The finish lingers of chalk, grapefruit and floral dryness. The finish is semi-dry.
Palate: Full-bodied, creamy and mildly carbonated.
Overall: This is an odd assortment of flavors, but I enjoy it. I have drank almost the whole bottle while writing this review, it is immensely drinkable especially at 9.25% abv. This is a great beer, well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3368) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle (12 oz). Extra from Mark, thanks! Hazy golden/amber with a huge fully lasting frothy white head and good lacing. Aroma is of spices (mostly cloves and cinnamon), banana, alcohol, bubblegum and herbal notes. Taste is moderately sweet with cloves, cinnamon, alcohol, wheat, banana and herbal notes. Alcohol is not hidden. Full bodied. Moderate carbonation. Spicy/dry mouthfeel. I think this is too much. Quite complex, but too heavy, not easily drinkable and with too much alcohol presence.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
starewich (166) - - DEC 9, 2013
Watch out for the nigh-unstoppable head. Look is a swampy dull-orange with lots of bubbles. Taste is sweet, fizzy, fruity and floral. Love this stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2014
01/07/14 trade from Jamil. Home on a snow day. Sour grapefruit scent with some malt. Beautiful cloudy copper pour with a big head. Medium feel. Sour hop citrus flavor to a tinge of funk quality and ending on a malt note. Delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
uckelman (343) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Pours medium cloudy, pale yellow. Not much head. Very strong hops aroma. Texture is rich, round. There’s a lot of burn from the alcohol, quite warming going down. Not sweet, not bitter. Lots of citrus flavor.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dfonorow (1676) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Pours cloudy golden yellow with a white head. The nose mostly sweet with notes of banana and clove. The flavor is fairly boozy with some spice and residual sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sarauckelman (230) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2014 Dull orange/amber color; minimal creamy head. Lively carbonation. Aroma of citrus and hops. Alcoholic taste with lots of fruity body. A bit sharp on the aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
queenholly (3067) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle - gift from friend. Sour wheat malt, spice, and alcohol aroma. Hazy honey gold with a large off-white head. Banana, clove, slightly sour wheat, and alcohol flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation. I suspect this bottle was past it’s prime, but it was still way too boozy for my personal taste.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fletchfighters (1187) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 28, 2013
Hazy golden orange color with a sticky one finger head. Good soapy lacing with this. Massive amount of fruit. Yeah the usual clove and banana but add in stone fruit pits and pineapple. Really impressive nose with this. Sharp tropical fruit bite in the taste. Off the bat hoppy. Backing of clove and banana with stone fruits. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Slightly sweet and sticky. Has the body of an IPA but the feel of a wheat. Lovely beer


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